Getting There

  • John Aycock
Part of the Advances in Information Security book series (ADIS, volume 50)


As the old saying goes, getting there is half the fun. “Getting there” has two meanings when it comes to spyware. First, the software has to be installed initially and gain a foothold on a computer. Second, it must be run; spyware cannot accomplish anything if it is sitting dormant, unrun, on the computer’s hard drive. This chapter looks at both installation and startup in turn.


Social Engineering Return Address Asymmetric Encryption Error Detection Code Attack String 
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© Springer Science+Business Media, LLC 2011

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Computer ScienceUniversity of CalgaryCalgaryCanada

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